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01 July 2008 @ 06:26 am
...She's gone. Mao, Yin, Huang, Misaki-

There is a pattern of integration for new arrivals. They most likely arrive in a state of distress or confusion, stripped abruptly from their worlds with disregard to convenience. Overtime confusion leads to discomfort which eventually leads to a certain disconnect. Problems become hidden under the comfortable haze that is ignorance.

Most importantly, it seems people forget that the dead are dead;no matter whether they're from the past or 'alive' in all but heartbeat. In the end, the dead here are exactly what they are -- imprints of what once was.

Don't forget they're gone.
Clow Reed: like dayi_themagician on July 1st, 2008 05:17 pm (UTC)
annoyed dead guy is tired of being reminded that he's dead.
I wasn't aware that we had a problem with that.
Hei  ☆ [BK-201]: I walk alongcontractorly on July 1st, 2008 10:49 pm (UTC)
A reminder, then.
Clow Reed: like dayi_themagician on July 2nd, 2008 12:15 am (UTC)
In poor taste.

Differentiating between the living and the dead is important, but kindly don't speak of us as if we're not here.
Tesla: What's that?oneeyedservant on July 1st, 2008 07:32 pm (UTC)
A rather cold philosophy.
Hei  ☆ [BK-201]: BK-201contractorly on July 1st, 2008 10:54 pm (UTC)
...but it's true, isn't it? It's easy to get far too comfortable here in the City.
Tesla: As you wishoneeyedservant on July 2nd, 2008 01:28 am (UTC)
Yes. That is certainly correct.

These second chances at "living" can be enchanting.
Havoc: This Feelingletslip on July 1st, 2008 07:49 pm (UTC)
... I don't think people forget it, Hei.

I think they'd just... rather not remember.

That's a little different.
contractorly on July 1st, 2008 11:10 pm (UTC)
Havoc, I don't me-

...Maybe that ignorance is necessary sometimes; Better here than gone. As long as one does not forget.
Havoc: A Kindnessletslip on July 1st, 2008 11:17 pm (UTC)
You know... I've met people here who would rather stay here with people they've lost than go home.

I think it's kind... but sort of sad.
Hei  ☆ [BK-201]: Solitudecontractorly on July 1st, 2008 11:22 pm (UTC)
Re: private
...It's true.

I almost forgot about returning the longer I spent in the City. In the end, it isn't home - those beside you and oneself return without any warning. It won't keep people here forever.
Havoc: Synchotron Lightletslip on July 1st, 2008 11:23 pm (UTC)
It's hard to imagine.

... But it happens. That's why it's sort of sad. Putting aside life for death.
Maki: Maki - staringhandprinting on July 1st, 2008 08:30 pm (UTC)
But if we're here, we're not gone. Are we?
contractorly on July 1st, 2008 11:12 pm (UTC)
Only within the City's bounds. One is gone in all other respects.
Maki: Makihandprinting on July 2nd, 2008 09:03 pm (UTC)
It's better than being gone completely.
July: ☇apar_le_verre on July 1st, 2008 10:47 pm (UTC)
contractorly on July 1st, 2008 10:55 pm (UTC)

Edited at 2008-07-01 10:55 pm (UTC)